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Thulsi Ravilla

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Thulasiraj Ravilla is the former Executive Director of Aravind Eye Care System, the largest eye care facility in the world. Mr. Ravilla is the Director of Operations at Aravind Eye Care System. He heads the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology which focuses on contributing to the prevention and control of global blindness through teaching, training, consultancy, advocacy and research in eye care delivery. He was the Regional Chair of International Agency for Prevention of Blindness for the South East Asia Region and subsequently founded the Climate Action Working Group, which he headed for four years. Thulasiraj was a trustee of the Dhan Foundation and serves on the boards of the Seva Foundation, Friends of Aravind, the Indian Institute of Management, and the Institute of Health Management and Research, Bangalore. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from Madras Christian College, an MBA in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.